sp_droplogin (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Removes a SQL Server login. This prevents access to an instance of SQL Server under that login name.

Important

This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use DROP LOGIN instead.

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Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

Syntax


sp_droplogin [ @loginame = ] 'login'  

Arguments

[ @loginame = ] 'login'
Is the login to be removed. login is sysname, with no default. login must already exist in SQL Server .

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_droplogin calls DROP LOGIN.

sp_droplogin cannot be executed within a user-defined transaction.

Permissions

Requires ALTER ANY LOGIN permission on the server.

Examples

The following example uses DROP LOGIN to remove the login Victoria from an instance of SQL Server . This is the preferred method.

DROP LOGIN Victoria;  
GO  

See Also

Security Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)
DROP LOGIN (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)